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|268k||02 January 1945: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - View of Magazine Loch at Pearl Harbor. USS Dionne (DE 261) & USS McClelland
(DE 750) are seen along with an unidentified fleet submarine. Tender USS Orion (AS 18), and subs
Burrfish (SS 312) and Piper (SS 409) are in the background.
(Photo Source: LIFE Magazine Archives - W. Eugene Smith, Photographer)
(Caption updated by John Chiquoine after coordinating ship's log book pages.)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|124k||19 May 1945: Forward plan view of Dionne at Mare Island.
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-261-3800-45)
PNCM, USNR (ret.)
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
|110k||21 May 1945: Broadside view of Dionne. She was in overhaul at Mare Island from 16 April until 28 May 1945.|
(U.S. Navy Photo #DE-261-3811-45)
|75k||21 May 1945||Karl E. Kempe|
MM 3/c (1944-1945)
|View the USS Dionne (DE 261) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View a short article on the design and development of the Evarts Class DE submitted by Bob Sables.|
|View the official War History of USS Dionne as submitted by the ship at war's end.|
|Dionne's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 16 Jul. 1943 - 07 Sep. 1943||Lcdr. Richard Starr Paret, USNR (Santa Barbara, Cal.)|
|2.) 07 Sep. 1943 - 17 Jan. 1944||Lt. Fred E. Lawton, USNR (Newport, R.I.)|
|3.) 17 Jan. 1944 - 08 Sep. 1945||Lt. Hugh E. Love Jr., USNR (Boissevain, Va.)|
|4.) 08 Sep. 1945 - 18 Jan. 1946||Lcdr. Laurance Armistead Peters, USNR (Seattle, Wash.)|
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